Board President, Media Executive, Entrepreneur, Investor, Social Impact Advocate
Robert Clauser has extensive experience in the corporate, startup, and nonprofit worlds, having been a founder as well as a C-suite leader. Most recently he has had a Residency with TED, including having given a Talk on philanthropy and social impact. He has harnessed the power of storytelling and journalism to illuminate and activate social champions and causes through his roles including the CFO of WNET/New York Public Media, the COO of Tina Brown Live Media, Women in the World Media and the American Justice Summit, and as Executive in Charge of the television series #MeToo, Now What? Clauser has more than 20 years of experience in media and entertainment strategy and operations and deep financial experience related to fundraising. He’s a philanthropist partnering with organizations ranging from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, Eco Art Project, Philanthropy Sharktank, icouldbe, Montage Pictures to Gaingels and StartOut. Clauser holds an MBA from the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago and a BA, cum laude, from the University of Michigan.